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President Buhari dares Jammeh, arrives Africa-France Summit with Barrow

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President Muhammadu Buhari joined other world leaders at the 27th Africa-France Summit in Bamako Mali on Saturday.

President Buhari left Banjul, capital of The Gambia to Mali, taking Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow along. 442 more words


Sometimes You Cry in Africa

I read a paragraph in “Living Poor”, that has stuck with me.

“The incapacity of the poor to see the pattern of their lives is occasionally breached.

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Malick Sidibé - The Eye of Modern Mali - Somerset House

It’s been on my list and I was determined not to let it pass me by as so many other exhibitions have -so I headed off to see the Malick Sidibé exhibition at… 616 more words

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The Ladybug's chronicle of a fairy tale: Malick Sidibé "Portraits" at Spazio Marras

A couple of weeks ago I lived a real fairy tale for about one hour of my life.

I read about Malick Sidibé exhibit “Portraits” at the Antonio Marras showroom in Milan and I decided that it was the great occasion to visit the space and the photography exhibit at the same time. 278 more words


And When Your Hair is Grey - Get Your Ass Overseas (Part#2)

The other day, I had an expat family drop by on the way to Bamako.

I know their family had just decorated their place for Christmas, as I saw their beautiful pictures on FaceBook. 1,048 more words


A War Crimes Trial

I never thought I would live in a town where a war crimes trial would be held.

Amadou Sanogo,  formerly of Sikasso, Mali, was one of the main instigators in the the 2012 Coup to oust the President Amadou Toumani Touré. 550 more words